Group Managing Director
A co-founder and Managing Director of the Identify Group, Paul has over 30 years experience delivering talent solutions in the ICT and HSEQ sectors and managing businesses within a group structure.
He graduated in 1974 with a degree in Computer Systems Engineering and started his vocational employment in 1976, working in the defence, telecoms and process control sectors as a computer systems engineer.
In 1979, he co-founded S.Com (now part of the Impellam Group Plc), where he served as Managing Director and grew the company to become a leading global telecommunications staffing business. In the same year, he co-founded Sypol, which became one of Europe’s largest health and safety consultancies.
After selling both businesses in the late 90s he became an investor in several technology and recruitment businesses, including Identify Networks.and it's European subsidiaries, before teaming up with Shirley Parsons again in 2005 to form Shirley Parsons Associates.
At the same time as Shirley Parsons Associates was formed, he founded Identify Group. He launched Identify Networks as a new group company in 2008, alongside Shirley Parsons Associates and brought the newly acquired Malikshaw into the group in 2009.